"This is a pretty one-sided view of the situation which you need to balance against the challenges of achieving an effective out-sourced test experience. I think it can be very easy to produce poor quality results from out-sourcing and the effort…"
"I've not long invested in a set of the BBST workbooks and am currently looking at the Bug Advocacy unit in association with the materials available from the BBST website.
I'm currently learning on an internal management training…"
"Collaborated with a developer on some ideas for tests of a new feature they implemented, and ways to demonstrate the value of the feature and the testing to various stakeholders.
Updated some designs for a new implementation of a previously tested…"
"One place I automate things is in the arena of real time responses. If I need to nail an output response to a resolution of +/- 300 microseconds I can use a scope to measure the waveform as a one off, but it can start to get tricky when…"
"It's not necessary. Sometimes its great to be able to knock up a quick tool to help you with testing though. Sometimes its good to be able to read the code of a product you want to test. It may be more useful when testing in certain industries…"
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"It depends on what you want to do, but since you've mentioned Selenium I guess you want to automate some checks on webpages or browser based apps.
If that's what you're after, Selenium. AutoIT hasn't really moved with the times.…"
"I've used AutoIT in the past for some simple automation tasks, but I've always found the recording tool does not work very well. If want to use AutoIT for a specific task it is better to hand code it.
There are a few common pitfalls with…"
"I do find this interesting. What does everyone else think about the old reasoning for not allowing to developers to be responsible for all of the testing of their code (tendency to test that the code works rather than actively trying to break things…"
"The aeroplane you're going on holiday in is a lot less likely to drop out of sky due to a problem with the software, and your central heating will come on when you want it to, and the microwave will cook your dinner for the amount of time you…"
"It's interesting. Everybody should own quality, and it seems they've forced this to happen by changing the chain of responsibility to rest with the developer. Combined with the continuous delivery it has worked for them. In their context…"
"I was a product developer (hardware / software) on safety critical stuff and so being involved with test was quite normal. I was sent a job spec for another developer role working on a safety critical project.
I turned up for the interview, and it…"